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Working As A Mold Injection Operator

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Repetitive

  • $31,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Mold Injection Operator Do At Te Connectivity

* Monitor a bank of thermoplastic injection molding machines going from machine to machine to monitor production as required.
* Assure that sprue picker and grinder are working properly.
* Separate runners and production parts as required.
* Monitor multi-cavity thermoplastic machines that produce different types of molded parts on fully automatic or single cycle operation.
* As required use go/no-go gaging, dial calipers, gage pins, and microscopes to inspect the molded housings according to the quality inspection plans.
* Dump production bins onto workstation table and visually check parts for nonfill, cracks, broken steel, or other non-conformities and complete associated paperwork.
* Refer all problems, including press alarms to group leader or set-up person for adjustment.
* Record production data, scrap data, inspections completed, and general comments throughout the production run via the production logs, mold report cards, and QIP inspection form at multiple presses.
* Place the proper amount of housings in each shipping container by operating the weigh scales as required.
* Package per Pali requirements.
* Assemble cardboard shipping containers for multiple presses and packaging staging area, and apply completed trace labels or other applicable information to the outside of these containers.
* Manually strip parts from runner system in tab gated applications as required.
* Continuously clean workstation area of parts, pellets, and runners that fall on the floor or get caught on machine per 5S
* and TEOA requirements.
* This includes a 5S
* cleanup at the press each shift, 5S
* cleanup at the scales and west wall weekly, and clean around the press at the end of each factory order.
* Adhere to all standard safety requirements and wear recommended personal protective equipment at all times in the production areas.
* Perform TPM walkaround (autonomous maintenance) at multiple presses.
* Monitor additional presses for the set-up adjusters as required when they are setting up and processing.
* Sort production as required.
* Attend daily GO meetings and communicate with incoming and outgoing shifts.
* Train associates who are new to the department including temporary employees.
* Conduct “second visual” on MSU.
* Complete raw material moisture checks as required.
* Complete time card at each shift for vacation and/or personal time.
* Input regular work hours into the computer.
* Refill water jugs at the weigh stations.
* Close out factory order paperwork with setup adjuster verifying the last shot.
* Return the gages to the quality lab at the end of the factory order.
* Print the Instruction sheets.
* Assemble the bags for weigh counting purposes
* Empty the water jugs that collect the water purged from the molds.
* Record data on the report card at the direction of the group leader

What Does A Mold Injection Operator Do At Link Staffing

* Keep molding machines on cycle.
* Maintain and utilize work areas, tools and equipment to promote a clean and safe environment.
* Operate plastic molding machines Mold of thermoplastic parts Read and follow document manufacturing instructions and data sheets Fill material hopper as needed.
* De-bur, de-flash and edge break plastic parts.
* Section and prepare sample parts.
* Measure parts and record results.
* Visually inspect all parts for molding flaws.
* Assemble parts using mechanical fasteners such as screws, bolts, and rivets.
* Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations Trim off excess material after molding process Grind scraps into powder using recycling machine.
* Read specifications to determine setup and prescribed temperature and time settings.
* Inspect products for surface defects and flaws Ensure conformance to specifications.
* Position and secure assembled mold and mold components.
* Eliminate production of defective parts and products.
* Weigh finished products were required Use all safety equipment as necessary.
* Always use the correct PPE required for the appropriate task, report any unsafe acts or conditions.
* Other duties and special projects as assigned by management

What Does A Mold Injection Operator Do At Innovative Recruiting Solutions

* Read, understand and implement all process, quality and safety instructions for assigned jobs and the equipment used for those jobs.
* Adhere to process control plans for the manufacturing line; Operate one or more mold machines as assigned.
* Reads, understands and implements all process, quality and safety instructions for assigned jobs and equipment's used for those jobs.
* Provides feedback and assists in development of work instructions for new jobs and when procedures have been modified on old jobs.
* Adheres to the process control plans for the manufacturing line.
* Advises management when procedures are not adequate and need review.
* Follows Quality inspection plans and training procedures.
* Performs simple milling and secondary operations on molded parts.
* Retrieve parts from mold machines in a timely manner.
* Degate, package and label parts correctly; keep work area clean and orderly at all times.
* To be considered for Injection Mold Operator Inspector Must have: Prior Plastics Injection Molding experience, Must have high level of attention to detail.
* Must have good visual inspection skills.
* Ability to work independently and on a team.
* Hours are day shift hours Monday through Friday with start times at 6 am.
* Company DescriptionInnovative Recruiting Solutions, launched in 2010, is one of Western and Central New York's fastest growing Technical and Professional Staffing Firms with 25 years of recruiting and placement expertise.
* We are in the business of assisting people find solid opportunities and assisting companies find exceptional talent.
* Making good matches, bringing people together, helping people advance their careers is our only business.
* Our core values exemplify who we are.
* Our relationships are built on Integrity, Honesty and Trust.
* For us, it's all about building those relationships and creating value, value to our clients, value to our employees and value to our community.
* We offer best in class placement services, resume review and optimization, confidential employment and career evaluation, all in strict confidence.
* We look forward to assisting you in your job search today.
* Please visit Simply for more details and other Innovative positions.
* Indeed is no longer carrying ours... and many other companies job postings so please check out Simply hired for a more thorough listing of jobs in the area.
* WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, handicap, disability or marital status.
* We reasonably accommodate individuals with handicaps, disabilities and bona fide religious beliefs.
* Associated topics: executive, general manager, head, manager, ops, plant management, production supervisor, shift supervisor, superintendent

What Does A Mold Injection Operator Do At Leviton

* Assist Injection Mold Technician and Senior Injection Mold Technicians with daily activities
* Perform scheduled routine molding machine maintenance
* Set-up and use of sonic welding equipment and fixtures

What Does A Mold Injection Operator Do At Littelfuse

Start up, shutdown and operate a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines

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Mold Injection Operator Career Paths

Mold Injection Operator
Machine Operator Technician Team Leader
Production Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Foreman Supervisor
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Foreman Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Quality Control Inspector Quality Assurance Technician
Quality Assurance Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Technician Production Supervisor
Quality Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Quality Inspector Quality Engineer
Quality Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Press Operator Technician Production Supervisor
Quality Control Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Press Operator Machinist Tool And Die Maker
Mold Maker
6 Yearsyrs
Press Operator Welder Shop Foreman
Shop Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Numerical Control Operator Quality Inspector Quality Engineer
Quality Control Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Numerical Control Operator Foreman Production Supervisor
Planting Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Numerical Control Operator Quality Control Inspector Quality Engineer
Quality Lead
7 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Computer Numerical Controller Machinist Tool And Die Maker
Die Maker
5 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Specialist Operations Specialist
Lead Operator
5 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Inventory Control Specialist Production Planner
Production Control Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Certified Nursing Assistant Senior Technician Specialist Senior Inspector
Lead Inspector
6 Yearsyrs
Quality Control Inspector Pipe Welder Lead Welder
Lead Fabricator
5 Yearsyrs
Quality Inspector Quality Assurance Technician Line Leader
2nd Shift Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Operator Manufacturing Technician Manufacturing Supervisor
Shift Production Supervisor
8 Yearsyrs
Operator Quality Technician Line Leader
Cell Leader
5 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Die Cast Operator 3.2 years
Cell Operator 3.1 years
Assembly Operator 3.0 years
Injection Molder 2.9 years
Robot Operator 2.7 years
Blow Mold Operator 2.6 years
Line Operator 2.5 years
Molder Operator 2.2 years
Mold Blower 2.0 years
Top Careers Before Mold Injection Operator
Cashier 13.0%
Assembler 5.1%
Operator 4.0%
Packer 3.1%
Cook 3.0%
Manager 2.5%
Top Careers After Mold Injection Operator
Cashier 8.2%
Operator 4.7%
Assembler 4.0%
Packer 3.4%
Cook 3.2%
Driver 3.0%
Supervisor 2.6%

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Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
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$22,000
Min 10%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$31,000
Median 50%
$42,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Saint-Gobain Corporation
Highest Paying City
Leominster, MA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Avg Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a Mold Injection Operator make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Mold Injection Operator in the United States is $31,051 per year or $15 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $42,000.

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Top Skills for A Mold Injection Operator

  1. Plastic Parts
  2. Inspect Parts
  3. Mold Parts
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Set up, operate, or tend casting machines to mold or cast plastic parts or products.
  • Run plastic injection molding machines * Inspect parts for quality control; Document each process and record requested customer data.
  • Clean, finish, and lubricate molds and mold parts.
  • Adapt operational knowledge and safety procedures when switching to different ovens.
  • Blow mold/injection mold operator *Final Inspector *Material Handler

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Mold Injection Operator Demographics

Gender

Male

58.8%

Female

31.1%

Unknown

10.2%
Ethnicity

White

67.4%

Hispanic or Latino

13.1%

Black or African American

10.8%

Asian

5.9%

Unknown

2.9%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

61.4%

French

11.4%

German

9.1%

Finnish

4.5%

Swahili

2.3%

Portuguese

2.3%

Chinese

2.3%

Japanese

2.3%

Carrier

2.3%

Arabic

2.3%
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Mold Injection Operator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

12.8%

Grand Rapids Community College

9.4%

Baker College

8.3%

Macomb Community College

7.2%

Sinclair Community College

6.7%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

6.1%

Jackson Community College

5.0%

Central State University

4.4%

Tri-County Technical College

3.9%

The Academy

3.9%

Vincennes University

3.9%

Kent State University

3.9%

Monroe Community College

3.9%

Kirkwood Community College

3.3%

Gateway Technical College

3.3%

Mitchell Community College

2.8%

Lansing Community College

2.8%

Everest Institute

2.8%

York Technical College

2.8%

Forsyth Technical Community College

2.8%
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Majors

Business

23.1%

General Studies

11.2%

Criminal Justice

6.8%

Computer Science

5.9%

Automotive Technology

5.9%

Electrical Engineering

5.2%

Medical Assisting Services

4.9%

Nursing

3.8%

Accounting

3.7%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.5%

Industrial Technology

3.2%

Precision Metal Working

3.1%

Cosmetology

2.9%

Health Care Administration

2.8%

Psychology

2.7%

Drafting And Design

2.5%

Culinary Arts

2.2%

Education

2.2%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.2%

Graphic Design

2.2%
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Degrees

Other

49.4%

Associate

21.4%

Bachelors

12.0%

Certificate

8.7%

Diploma

5.4%

Masters

1.9%

License

1.2%

Doctorate

0.1%
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